Editorials

Housing lawsuit is far from over for a handful of residents

We reported last week that while the longstanding Hamtramck housing lawsuit is about to wrap up, there are still some folks who have grievances. The fact that this…

A nagging question: What to do about people without water?

On the one hand, getting your water service shut off by the city is a bad thing. On the other hand, the city can’t afford to give away…

News

Here’s the latest on road repairs and other things

Here’s the latest on road repairs and other things

  By Charles Sercombe Update: You may have noticed that Jos. Campau wasn’t closed off…

City fights back on legal fees

By Charles Sercombe For $500,000 more, the city could finally put an end to a…

With fingers crossed, Pope Park fundraiser reaches its goal and more

With fingers crossed, Pope Park fundraiser reaches its goal and more

    By Charles Sercombe It didn’t quite take a Hail Mary for the Pope…

For some, housing discrimination lawsuit is far from over

For some, housing discrimination lawsuit is far from over

  By Charles Sercombe As Hamtramck’s infamous housing discrimination lawsuit inches ever closer to being…

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Business

Developer finds out what happens when you don’t play by the rules

Developer finds out what happens when you don’t play by the rules

  By Charles Sercombe Let this be a cautionary tale for would-be developers. Last fall Noaman Nagi wanted to create a parking lot next-door to his building at…

In business and development, it’s a family affair

In business and development, it’s a family affair

    By Charles Sercombe Last time we checked in with brothers Nick and Mario Lulgjuraj, they were building a new shopping strip at Caniff and Gallagher. It…

Work on Belmont building will be coming up soon

Work on Belmont building will be coming up soon

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been over six months since a development firm purchased Hamtramck’s tallest commercial building. And so far, at least from the outside, there has…

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Veterans Day in Hamtramck

Veterans Day in Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Veterans Day was observed once again at PLAV Post 10 here in Hamtramck. Here are scenes from this…

News

Candidates receive fair warning

By Charles Sercombe City council candidates received an unusual reminder from the City Clerk’s Office. They were sent a letter citing a city charter requirement for all…

Features

In Hamtramck, Easter takes on a special meaning

In Hamtramck, Easter takes on a special meaning

  By Greg Kowalski Easter has been a special time in Hamtramck virtually since there has been a Hamtramck. The earliest European settlers here were Christians, and…

Editorials

Crackdown on candidates is a welcome relief

It’s been a law on the books, but something the city hasn’t bothered to comply with for years – for whatever reason. The City Clerk’s Office is…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…